There is no safe amount of secondhand smoke. It can even stay in the air for several hours after someone smokes, settling on surfaces throughout your home. Smoke from almost any source, even wildfires and household fires, is considered harmful to both your health and your home. Smoking indoors one time is enough to contaminate the rest of the house, even if you’re in a room with the doors closed. Just like your body and health, long-term cigarette smoking inside your home can cause sometimes irreparable damage, which is why we have air purifiers for smoke. Cigarette smoke contains a variety of chemicals, some of which cling and build up on surfaces in your home, staining walls, causing wallpaper to curl, and of course the lasting odors. The components of wood smoke and cigarette smoke are quite similar and many components of both are carcinogenic. For vulnerable populations, such as people with asthma, chronic respiratory disease and those with cardiovascular disease, wood smoke is particularly harmful, even short term exposure can prove to be dangerous. For removing smoke and odor it is essential to great air purifier for smoke by selecting one with a HEPA filter and a large volume of granulated activated carbon. All of our air purifiers for smoke have been rigorously tested, certified and selected by our product experts to improve your home air environment, and rid you of lingering smoke and odors.
For tobacco smoke removal, you might consider our Airpura T600 air purifier.
For smoke caused by forest fires, smog and diesel fuel, you might consider our top of the line IQAir GC Multigas air purifier.